MIT Media Lab launches Digital Learning + Collaboration Studio, via @medialab https://www.media.mit.edu/posts/media-lab-launches-digital-learning-studio/
Fascinating look inside the vote-by-mail industry's network of print shops and manufacturing companies making all the stuff we’ll need to vote by mail — from the tens of millions of new ballots and envelopes, to the machines that will sort and tally them. via @CalSunday
New Music Initiative for Guitarists and Composers #Tearsfor2020
“what the world wants from scientists and researchers is not necessarily science or research — but frames, paradigms, better questions and solutions. Entry points to knowledge for a better life.” — @rlalasz via Science+Story
This Techniques for WCAG 2.0 document provides guidance for web content authors and evaluators on meeting Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 [WCAG20] success criteria.
WCAG-EM applies to all websites, including web applications and mobile websites. It covers different situations, including self-assessment and third-party evaluation. It is independent of particular evaluation tools, web browsers, or assistive technologies.
This tool helps you generate a report according to the Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM)
Watch Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaks About Exchange with Representative Ted Yoho @CSPAN
In a powerful floor speech condemning Rep. Ted Yoho’s misogynistic statements earlier this week, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez decimated a common trope that men have used time and again to defend themselves from allegations of sexism: the “father of daughters” excuse.
What’s happening in Portland, to put it mildly, is not good. This is American policing shorn of any accountability and reduced to its most fundamental, animalistic drive: to maintain a particular social order, benefiting a particular group of Americans, through the open application of violence.
Excellent post by Chen Hui Jing on her research into fonts and typography for laying out Chinese on the web.